92% of plastics entering the oceans are macroplastics.
Left alone, these plastics will break down into microplastics which enter the very beginning of the food chain, permeating through all species, including ourselves, with consequences which today we are only beginning to understand.
COMMON PLASTICS FOUND IN MARINE LITTER
PLASTIC STAYS IN OUR OCEANS FOR CENTURIES
single-use plastic bags are used by shoppers worldwide every year
TODAY 4.6 BILLION TONS OF PLASTIC IS EITHER IN LANDFILL OR OUR ENVIRONMENT
Production of plastics is growing exponentially. This year another 400 million tons of virgin plastic will be produced. Only 9% of all plastics ever produced have been recycled.